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Paterson man arrested with stolen car after chase, sheriff

By Jonathan Greene
Published: August 17, 2016


A city man wanted for shoplifting in Haledon and trespassing in Glen Rock was arrested on Wednesday morning after a brief chase in a stolen vehicle in Paterson, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.

Thiago Santos, 26-year-old, refused to stop at the intersection of Godwin Avenue and Carroll Street at 11:34 a.m. when officers Joseph Royce and Jason Katz attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop.

Santos led the officers on a chase to Hamilton Avenue and Straight Street. He was arrested on theft of moveable property, receiving stolen property, eluding, and resisting arrest by flight, authorities said.

Authorities said Santos was in a vehicle that was recently stolen. 14 motor vehicle summonses were issued. He also had a $1,000 warrant out of Haledon for shoplifting and a $685 warrant out of Glen Rock for trespassing, authorities said.

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